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Arts + Entertainment

If there ever was a 21st century musical ambassador for the state of Tennessee, it would be Drew Holcomb. 

Born in Memphis. Attended college in Knoxville. Lives in Nashville. And puts on an annual festival in Chattanooga with his band. 

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Western North Carolina funk/rock act Hustle Souls will celebrate the release of its new album “Daydream Motel” with a socially-distanced, seated concert at 8 p.m. Friday, April 30, at The Grey Eagle in Asheville. 

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The Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition is currently on display at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. 

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From 1933-1957, Black Mountain College was formed and thrived within the context of its seemingly unconventional methods and ways, only to simply disappear — into the history books of the town it was named after, into the fond memories of those who passed through the magical space along their respective paths in life. 

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Waynesville’s beloved Haywood Arts Regional Theatre will open its doors again to the public, beginning April 8 with the one-man show “Say Goodnight, Gracie” starring Pasquale LaCorte as George Burns. 

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Western Carolina University’s Special and Digital Collections at Hunter Library has digitized a collection of interviews conducted between 1986-1989 with Black residents from Western North Carolina, all of whom were older than 69 at the time. 

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The Haywood County Arts Council (HCAC) is excited to announce an upcoming exhibition featuring original art from 12 local artists. 

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